Chris Schluep
Chris Schluep
Chris spent more than a dozen years editing books in New York before moving west. He reads all the time, but there are certainly worse ways to make a living. Chris lives in Seattle with his wife, his two sons, and a cat named Little. Aside from reading, he enjoys fishing, writing, and cooking.

Recent posts by Chris

Nightingale

Amazon's Best Books of February: Part One

This is a great month in books, and our top 5 picks of February reflect that. There's good fiction and nonfiction. There's the serious, the funny, and the plain bizarre. Here's a wrap-up of the first half of our Top 10 Best Books of the Month.

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"Black River" - A Conversation with Author S.M. Hulse

S.M. Hulse's Black River is a debut novel by a promising young author. Set in the American West, the novel is about a very memorable man named Wes Carver, a true man of the west who...

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Colleen McCullough Dead at 77

Colleen McCullough died yesterday on Norfolk Island, which is located in the Pacific Ocean. She was 77 years old. For those of us who can remember when the internet didn’t exist and the world was a much bigger, more spread out place, it’s likely that we can also recall a runaway bestseller written by...

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Constructive Criticism: Announcing the NBCC Award Nominees

The finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced this week. There are thirty finalists, falling into six categories: autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, general nonfiction, and poetry. The National Book Critics Circle has one of the more interesting...

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"My Own Hunt for Health" - Reading Along with Author Heather Abel

Originally from Los Angeles, Heather Abel now lives in western Massachusetts with her husband and daughters. Her most recent non-fiction is about celiac disease, bananas, her mom, and the rise of the gluten-free diet. Here, Heather tells us about what...

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Rosie

A Conversation with Graeme Simsion, Author of "The Rosie Effect"

About a year ago, a charming and funny novel was published about a guy with Asperger's who decides to draw up a plan to find the perfect wife. The novel was The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion, and it probably...

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"Nine Questions for Jim Shepard" by Andrew Eisenman

9 QUESTIONS FOR JIM SHEPARD By Andrew Eisenman “What the hell am I doing here?” says Air Force Captain Gordon Phelan, the first time he sets foot on Texas Tower 4, the Cold War-era offshore platform at the center of...

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Amazon's Best Books of December: Part One

This is the time of year at Amazon when The Best Book of the Year program takes center stage, which is as it should be. But we're still reading and choosing the Best Books of the Month during this time,...

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Author P.D. James Dies at 94

P.D. James died at her home in Oxford, England this week. She was 94 years old. A consumate stylist, James did not begin writing novels until she was in her late thirties. She went on to write twenty books, notably...

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Raise Your Voice: A Conversation with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for a discussion about her book Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World. I guess I shouldn't have been surprised that she was...

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